L as Lagunas de Neila decided everything. The very last port of the first category crowned Remco Evenepoe as the champion of this Tour of Burgos . Mikel Landa tried his best with the help of his team Bahrain McLaren who set a devilish pace to launch the alavs at the first attacks from below. Landa's forced arreones did not achieve their goal, while Ivn Sosa (Ineos) took advantage of the situation between the two great favorites to the general to launch a definitive attack and win the stage for the third consecutive year in Neila Lagoons . Evenepoel who recovered again after the first ramps, showed once again that he has been the most regular runner in the Burgos round.
The Belgian runner once again wanted to acknowledge the work of his team for the final victory: "We did a perfect job and I was able to keep Mikel Landa always in sight."
Finally, it was Mikel Landa who came second, taking just two seconds from the final winner of the round. were the last meters of this queen stage.
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With the finish in the Neila Lagoons a race ends in which the Belgian team has established itself as the absolute dominator. In addition to the great victory of Remco Evenepoel, Joao Almeid a, another young man which is going to give a lot to talk about, completed the podium in third place behind the Spanish Mikel Landa. . Deceuninck-Quick Step has emerged victorious in two stages with the display of Picn Blanco and the victory of Sam Bennett in the rugged Roa sprint.
The race was divided as usual into two parts. The first chapter was starred by Dani Navarro (Israel), ngel Madrazo (Burgos BH), Arjen Livyns (Bingoal), Delio Fernndez (Nippo), Gotzon Martn (Euskaltel) and Joel Nicolau (Caja Rural) who They managed to confirm a well-organized escape that came to enjoy more than six minutes of advantage. Its main protagonist was Gotzon Martn who was looking in the previous ports of Alto del Cerro (5.4 km at 2%), Collado de Vilviestre (3km at 1%) and Alto del Collado , with 4 kilometers at 4.5% your opportunity to secure the red jersey of the classification of the mountain.
The platoon got to work 50 kilometers to the finish line with Deceuninck-Quick Step and Bahrain McLaren who did not want to have any surprises for their leaders. The neutralization would not come until 10 kilometers were missing.
Great news for the Basque team as they took home the recognition of best climber in this Burgos round. Although it was complicated, Martin has shown that he has legs and is brave. The runner got into the escape on the day of Picn Blanco and got the points in the first three climbs. Today he has done the same in Alto del Cerro and Alto del Collado de Vilviestre.